The Rise And Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas by David F. RossThe Rise And Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas by David F. Ross

The Rise And Fall Of The Miraculous Vespas

byDavid F. Ross

Paperback | June 1, 2016

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The Rise and Fall of the Miraculous Vespas is the timeless story of the quest for pop immortality. When a young Ayrshire band miraculously hits the big time with the smash hit record of 1984, international stardom beckons. That’s despite having a delusional teenage manager propelled by a dark, malign voice in his head . . . Can Max Mojo’s band of talented social misfits repeat the success and pay back the mounting debts accrued from an increasingly agitated cartel of local gangsters? Or will they have to kidnap Boy George and hope for the best? Featuring much-loved characters from The Last Days of Disco, this is an absurdly funny, riotously ambitious and deeply human story of small-town rivalries, music, confused adolescence and, above all, hope, from one of Scotland’s finest new voices.
David F. Ross is the author of The Last Days of Disco.
Title:The Rise And Fall Of The Miraculous VespasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:265 pages, 8 × 5 × 0.9 inPublished:June 1, 2016Publisher:Orenda BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1910633372

ISBN - 13:9781910633373

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Editorial Reviews

"Ross dedicates the book to 'Bobby, who inadvertently planted the seed,' and on the Orenda Books website one can find a recording of The Miraculous Vespas’ hit single, written especially by Robert Hodgens, aka Bobby Bluebell, whose band, The Bluebells, had a massive hit in 1984, just like the Vespas. This little bonus treat is typical of the care and effort Ross is putting into his Kilmarnock Trilogy, and if the final book is up to the same standard he will have carved out an enduring place for himself among contemporary Scottish novelists." — Herald Scotland